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Kennebunkport, Maine, United States
I’ve had to learn to live life on the positive side. If I can do it, I know anyone can. My goal here is to share my experiences, have others share their's and together we can help and encourage each other to be better people. As we all know, success in life takes effort, a change in behavior and the realization that you have to do both to succeed. Maybe you are one of the millions of people who begin every year saying, “This year is going to be different. This year I’m going to make my dreams come true”. If you do not prepare and change your actions from your current path for the upcoming year, do you really believe you will end up at a different destination than last year? What if we did it together, supporting each other on a daily basis. I hope you'll join the journey of finding positive light in an ever negative world.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Remembering the path

I seem to have these periods of ups and downs. I haven’t been able to put my finger on it exactly. I know that I will be fine, that I am fine now. I’m not sure if it’s just the emotional trauma of the word Cancer, or if it’s something else I’m not identifying yet.

A friend unknowingly taught me a very important lesson this morning. She said, “I believe you were on the path to wellness long before you even know of this journey.” It was a shift in thinking I needed in that moment. Marianne Williamson said “We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what’s wrong in your life, or you can focus on what’s right”. When you aren’t aligned with good things and wellness, you can’t see what that good is. At times when I have my downs, I can see the good and move towards it. It’s a deliberate decision to choose good over the bad. I am grateful for many things at this moment. I’m grateful that my husband for perceived a shift was needed and reminded me that I was a couple months late on having my annual mammogram; I am grateful that Dr. Saber decided to play on the cautious side. Even though at the time he thought everything was probably fine, something in him made the shift towards good and he made the decision that based on my lack of mammo history, he really would like to biopsy those cells; I’m grateful for whoever that person was who cancelled their physical in November and allowed me to move mine in their place before I started a new job, otherwise I probably would have put it off until the spring when I had paid time off; I’m grateful that it was caught in the extreme early stages and that I will live. Some woman aren’t so lucky. A hundred things could have gone wrong and created a different outcome. But fortunately, being aligned with Wellness created the circumstances where a hundred things went right instead. For that I am extremely thankful! <3